1915 – He was born this year in Morganfield in Issaquena County, Mississippi. 1918 – His grandmother Della Grant raised him after his mother died this year. 1940 – He moved to St. Louis before playing with Silas Green a year later and returning to Mississippi. 1941 – In the summer of ..
1949 – He was born on the 18th day of June this year in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1967 – In the fall of this year, he went to the University of Michigan majoring sculpture. 1972 – He graduated and went to graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design to continue ..